In order to stave off covetouness, greed, and spite, citizens world over must be educated.
It is better to know how to learn than to know.
No power and no treasure can outweigh the extension of our knowledge.
A child educated only at school is an uneducated child.
Any man who reads too much and uses his own brain too little falls into lazy habits of thinking.
I don't look on poetry as closed works. I feel they're going on all the time in my head and I occasionally snip off a length.
Any knowledge that doesn't lead to new questions quickly dies out: it fails to maintain the temperature required for sustaining life.
Don't worry that children never listen to you; worry that they are always watching you.
With educated people, I suppose, punctuation is a matter of rule; with me it is a matter of feeling. But I must say I have great respect for the semi-colon; it's a useful little chap.
If you're not learning while you're earning, you're cheating yourself out of the better portion of your compensation.
Evil being the root of mystery, pain is the root of knowledge.
There is nothing more awful, insulting, and depressing than banality.
Science is a way of thinking much more than it is a body of knowledge.
The ability to observe without evaluating is the highest form of intelligence.
Education is the kindling of a flame, not the filling of a vessel.
My weapon is literature
The most important part of teaching is to teach what it is to know.
The only good is knowledge and the only evil is ignorance.
The whole of science is nothing more than a refinement of everyday thinking.
Education is the ability to listen to almost anything without losing your temper or your self-confidence.
Real knowledge is to know the extent of one's ignorance.